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SFGTV
Oct 20, 2012 5:00am PDT
you for your work. i really believe you go across the entire city above and beyond and you have done a lot of volunteering of your time. i'm sure you have done this a lot. i just want to say thank you for your service. it is really important. we rely a lot on you in the city. there should be more of you in terms of doing what you are doing so thank you. >> i think you are right. should be more of me but unfortunately there's only one of me and the entire san francisco say also can't find another one, even in sfpd or the d.a.'s office. >> can i just say that one thing that really angers me about these scams is many seniors are really isolated and don't have a younger person to talk with them about being careful, so they are so isolated that they don't talk to others. i'm hoping sf safe or the senior organizations and many community-based groups can do more to reduce that isolation for many older folks. but i think that is a broader issue than what law enforcement can deal with but i see that targeting vulnerable that are most isolated is what many criminals do. >> another thing is, a
SFGTV2
Oct 28, 2012 9:30pm PDT
on the sidewalk. i want to makeÑ$+ ñ/f sure thats the city's responsible to get items that have been left out on the sidewalk off the sidewalk within 24 in addition ¿Ñ items left on the sidewalk, graffiti that appears on city property, i want this off city property within 24 hours so that it doesn't proliferate around the neighborhood. in addition to5.2 these two thi, have a plan in place in which we replace all of our roads and sidewalks every 10 years. the first job of government is t neighborhood is both safe and clean. these two priorities have not beenh4 met. as supervisor, i will make sure that we focus on. these are the priorities that are important. remember, if yourf house -- if don't redecorate. you fix the roof first. as supervisor, that's what i'm going to focus on, making sure > safe@ouc =' everyone. i'm eric mar and i represent district 1-rbgs the richmond on san francisco's board of super i'm running for reelection endorsed by the san francisco democratic party and i response to continue representing you for the next in my first term i've worked restore theájá san franci
SFGTV2
Oct 27, 2012 12:30pm PDT
/f sure thatyn it's the city's responsible to get items that have been left out on the sidewalk off the sidewalk within 24 in addition ¿Ñ items left on the sidewalk, graffiti that appears on city property, i want this type of graffiti to4s off city property within 24 hours so that it doesn't proliferate around the neighborhood. in addition to5.2 these two things i also want have a plan in place in which we replace all of our roads and sidewalks every 10 years. the first job of government is t neighborhood is both safe and clean. these two priorities have not beenh4 met. as supervisor, i will make sure that th"b bé are the priorities that we focus on. these are the priorities that are important. remember, if yourf house -- if your house needs a newisÑ roof, you you fix the roof first. as supervisor that's what i'm going to focus on, making sure that the neighborhood is both# >> hi-c5p< i'm eric mar and i represent district 1-rbgs the richmond on san francisco's board of super i'm running for reelection endors
SFGTV2
Oct 26, 2012 10:00am PDT
, i have been teaching at san francisco state. i ran the immigrant rights coalition in the city in the 1990's for several years. i'm also an immigration attorney, and a lot of my passion is supporting in power met for immigrant communities in the city as well. >> why did you choose to live in san francisco? supervisor mar: a lot of people bring this up, but is one of the most exciting, culturally diverse places in the world. learning about new cultures and people from different parts of the world, like a gateway neighborhood. not just for the new chinatown, as it was called in the 1980's, but for russian-speaking immigrants, people from the caribbean. there are so many different mixtures of people, and i guess my district, like many other neighborhoods in the city, is kind of what draws me to it. and just the political life of people very passionate about their own communities and their life, but also interacting with others from around the world. it has been wonderful. i also am really a supporter of the arts, especially community arts, and just learning about other people's ex
SFGTV
Oct 15, 2012 3:00pm PDT
of the goals of this city, the goals that i know our department environment is leading the effort and our city is leading the effort, the board of supervisors working with my office to show case every opportunity we can to have alternative modes, and getting off of oil, it's going to be explained to you in simple terms how you get on these things but i'm so excited already, matt, or mike, that i am presenting to you my personal membership to the scooter network. alright. [applause]. >> there you go, thank you very much for starting here. >> thank you, mayor lee, this is a huge vote of confidence, we're happy to have your support. i would also like to introduce another leader of our city who is a fellow two-wheel rider, board president david chiu is a dedicated bike commuter, he knows how to share the streets of san francisco with different modes of transportation, he's a tireless advocate for improving the transportation option sos we're happy, david to have you here supporting us in the opening of our public beta. >> good morning, is everyone ready to scoot? alright, thank you, michael, i am
SFGTV2
Oct 5, 2012 11:00am PDT
do every day, and that is keep this city safe. the command staff and commission will be available for pictures. family and kids for sure. if you can get your metal back from this little guy. thank you very much. hopefully we will see you all again soon. keep the officers in your thoughts and prayers. keep them safe. [applause] >> hello. welcome to "meet your district supervisor." we are here with supervisor mar, who was elected in 2008 and is about halfway through his first term. we will get to know them and talk about the toughest issues they have been facing. welcome, supervisor. thank you for joining us. let's start by talking about your background, where you grew up. >> i grew up in sacramento, california, in the south area. went to public schools. ended up in uc-davis. made my way out to san francisco when i was a college student, and i sat in the class is in san francisco state as well, and i remember growing up at that time around clement street. we call the richmond district the new chinatown in the 1980's at that time. just being around the tremendous unique neighborhood,
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 4:30am PDT
need to know if you plan to head into the city. tara. >> reporter: every member of the police force will be out in full force this weekend. they are actually going to be closing northbound lane here along the embarcadero. we are right in front of the official team store for oracle usa for the america's cup. the closure will allow emergency vehicles access into the hub of the activity. what a jam packed weekend it is expected to be. the america's cup will draw 40,000 people. city leaders hope all of the activities will be a hear individualer for what is to come next year. if you look up into the skies of san francisco you will see the beloved blue angels. they have been making practice rounds for the show on saturday and sunday. here's a look at the other helps going on. the giants are taking on the reds in the national league playoffs saturday and sunday. the bluegrass festival will take place in golden gate park. and the 49ers will play the bills sunday. the heritage parade is happening in north beach on sunday also. we have two mega cruise ships docking here in the bay. that will
SFGTV
Oct 15, 2012 12:30pm PDT
is there provided by our incredible water department. these are critical city service and state services that we rely on every day. the government has formed the back bone of our economy like the university of california which i am a proud graduate off. we have been able to grow the tech industry thanks to uc berkeley, and the bio tech thanks to uc sf and san diego. and we need to continue to invest in our future and investing in education and investing in uc, and making sure that those intaoutions are protected. i think that government needs to step out by making sure that we are not being overly burdensome. i think that we make the citizen and businesses go to too many places at times. i think that there is a significant amount of bureaucracy that could be cut. >> you mentioned that education is one of the things that government has to be responsible for. >> california used to have a education system that was the envy of the system how do we get it back >> we get it back through funding it. from kindergarten to my time at uc berkeley, i just started dropping off my daughter at kindergarten thi
SFGTV
Oct 23, 2012 10:30pm PDT
the city increase it's maintenance, budgeting and work. thank you. >> thank you very much. is there any other member of the public that would like to speak, please come forward. >> hi, good afternoon. supervisors, i just wanted to point out one thing because this is a public forum, the better market street project is holding pop ups up and down market street every friday this month. basically we have retaken over the kiosks and have public information out there on friday between 12 and 2:00 p.m. this coming friday is at market and powell. near the cable car turn around. it's been an incredibly interesting experience because we reach people that don't normally come to city with public forums. you get the folks that live around there, work around there, tourists and really reaching different people in different sections and getting a much better understanding of how market street simple i want to point out that department of public works just repaved the bike lanes. we are doing short term improvements. lastly, i want to make sure everybody is aware of how important market street really i
SFGTV2
Oct 30, 2012 8:00am PDT
. i know i forgot so many people tonight. you know who you are. if i can give more to the city, i will. thank you. [applause] >> they have extra photographers that travel with them. let's hear it one more time for jocelyn and her family. thank you very much. [applause] >> i graduated from the university of california berkeley with a degree in civil engineering. i started with the department of public works in 1984. in 2003, i was asked to come to san francisco public utilities commission to take the meat on the program. i'm responsible for all the large capital projects for water, waste water, and power. it's about $12 billion of capital projects. we have a lot of projects. our water system improvement program, 80 products that span seven counties. we have a staff of about 400 city employees and about 500 consultants. puc is really embracing technology. we wanted to make sure we really had a system that would elevate all issues so we could address them in a timely manner. as you know, time is money. we have a construction management information system. it is a great tool to help us add
SFGTV2
Oct 23, 2012 11:00am PDT
and bustle of the city and finding this sort of oasis, if you will, at the top of the hill. when i walk through this park, i look at these brick walls and this lawn, i look at the railings around the murals. i look at the restoration and i think, yeah, i had something to do with that. learning the lessons, thank you, landmarks meet landmarks. the current situation at pioneer park and coit tower is really based in public and private partnership. it was the citizens who came together to buy the land to keep it from being developed. it was lily hitchcock coit to give money to the city to beautify the city she loved of the park project worked to develop this south side and still that's the basis of our future project to address the future project to address the educator. for 20 years i was executive directoroq for the chiensbo1x"÷ education committee where i helped renelster 100,000 immigrants to vote in san francisco. participate in our democracy. and i have been active for more participation in our elections. so please vote:d this election cycle. i've also been a teacher of san francisc
SFGTV
Oct 7, 2012 10:00am PDT
behind the most of the people being evicted out of the city of san francisco in terms of the laws that they lay, what they're, the arrogance of their position. when you have the residents go before them because they are not being, they are not under the eye of observation. then you really see the bad side of why you need to bring this organization to the light where they could be observed. i think it's a good thing but by the same, we need it done like 25 years ago. >> thank you. >> thank you very much. next speaker. >> my name is [inaudible] ladies and gentlemen. the history goes back to 25 years ago to the housing authority and my statement i have been using at your commission for years, ain't no mystery, check your history. ladies and gentlemen, there's deeper history in what we're talking about with the city government channel. i'm the one that started that, i'm not going to get the hand for that because of same things the housing authority tenants went through 20 years ago. ladies and gentlemen, i am happy, tickled not pink by black right now because most of the tenants are a
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
charges filed by mayor ed lee. now what happens, and can everyone at city hall play nice? joedi hernandez spoke with the the sheriff one on one. it's been a long haul. does he think it's been worth it? >> reporter: it certainly has, and i believe he does think it was worth it. the reinstated sheriff returned to his offices here at city hall this afternoon. he says he is anxious to get back to work, and he says by his book he is officially the sheriff again. before he returned to his offices today, he took some time to share his thoughts and emotions with us on the roller coaster ride he's been through. >> we're tired. we didn't get much sleep last night to say the least. we're just absolutely gratified and thankful for all the aamazing support. >> reporter: though exhausted, the reinstated sheriff is all smiles. well-wishers stopped to congratulate him as he made his way back to work. >> it's time to heal, and it's not win or lose and what side or me being reinstated or not. i think it's time to heal, and it's nice that we all rise above, i think, this experience, which is agonizing for a
SFGTV
Oct 10, 2012 5:30am PDT
-áuáq the people of this city, they're right here, they're right here. they've been here allmo-1 day. this is the base. this is the voters of the city. >> president chiu: next speakerh;#n . >> i'm ann garrison. i did a lotésúñ reporting about this. early on i spoke to jeff adachig about the way prosecution have changed during the years that he said that before 1996, the response to this, alÑd incident with no serious injury been pretrial diversion including counseling for both spouses if theyepeÑ both wanted. he sad said he thinkscggkÑ it'd the criminal justice system takes domestic violence more seriously than in the pastshidtt because there is no longer a pretrial diversion option in any helpful response for couples like rossu4t@c and eliana that t to stay together. the only positive social outcomes)gk that i can imaginea change in the law to make that the other positive outcome would be this board's decision to restore sheriff mirkarimitg' to office. all the people in this room, and many more, would feel empowered togáqtñ fight for their right to vote. ethics commission
SFGTV
Oct 17, 2012 4:00am PDT
minute we have a unique responsibility here. we're the only city that stores our water in a national park so let's see how we can do better because we don't do a very good job. orange county recycles 30 million gallons of water a day, we recycle zero. we have a great opportunity to guarantee our water future and undo the damage to yosemite national park. >> sean, one point i know is the hydroelectric power generated by that dam, if i remember it's 41 million dollars? do i have my numbers right? >> there are a number of reasons why hetch hetchy is such a benefit to the city, not the least of which is that it produces carbon free public power to the city of san francisco. one of my favorite lines mike just used is this measure is about consolidating from 8 reservoirs to 7. another way to say that is to say this is about draining one of them, the hetch hetchy valley. have other studies said this is feasible? sure, just like tearing down city hall or knocking down the golden gate bridge, that's possible but not feasible. we're not going to spend 3 billion dollars to te
SFGTV
Oct 18, 2012 11:00am PDT
the code section which is quoted in your staff memo and additionally the city charter gives the commission jurisdiction "all avenues and grounds located within city park land" and i pointed out the referenced section at el camino del mar and the parking lot are within the boundaries of lincoln park. in 2009 a management parking analysis was conducted and along el camino del mar and in the parking lot there are 417 parking spaces. 363 of these parking spaces are along both sides of el camino del mar and 54 spaces within the parking lot that is in front of the legion. this proposed four hour parking restriction at these locations within lincoln park exactly matches the four hour parking restriction that is currently in place in golden gate park in the eastern end which was enacted in 2004 and 2005 with the construction opening of the music concourse garage and these restrictions are no different than those in place at the east end of golden gate park. in request of this they will fund the acquisition of the signage and its installation. in doing the preparation to bring this to the co
SFGTV
Oct 9, 2012 9:00pm PDT
of our city art egg nos. i) çwi what he said was true about our current mayorae÷ sadly kind of overstepping his power. he overcharged ross to beginyiam with. you can see how many charges he threw at ross like anbvp amateur prosecutor, hoping one would stick.÷g4i"p% and yet all that he ended up being convicted of, or chose --igoÑ found guilty of is what he already pled guilty to. the fact is that there arekyÑ: powers behind the thrown. there's people like ron conway and real estate investsq2%$n investors who pull strings in this town and really who7ñn matter of evictions and manaa8q> hope you will do the right thing. i thank you for your time. good evening. >> president chiu: good[df)oÑ evening. next speaker. >> i'm rosayx= moss, resident of san francisco for many years. i've watchedr,7 the strange dem gory going on in the chronicle and the9q whipping up of the populati
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 4:30am PDT
. >>> i'm kristen sze. >> >> i'm eric thomas. millions in america's largest east coast cities in the dark this morning facing flooding fires and other damage. >> katie marzullo is monitoring the latest. >> reporter: recoup operation is underway as we speak -- as many as 1,000 people are trapped in three new jersey towns after a levee break in the past few hours. water flooded their trailer homes, there are reports people are on their roofs waiting to be rescued. live look at new york city. you are seeing that condition instruction crane dangling from the manhattan luxury highrise. winds 90 miles an hour snapped it over like a twig. latest numbers the storm has killed 16 people. one was a crew member of the tall ship hms bounty. 7 1/2 million people are without power. the storm surge reached 13 feet in new york and knowledge 50 homes destroyed by -- new york and new jersey. 50 homes destroyed by raging fire in queens. fires broke out late last night firefighters are telling our affiliate that 25 people right now are trapped if the upstairs unit of an apartment building. some rescues are be
SFGTV
Oct 30, 2012 3:30pm PDT
honored guest, alejandro [speaker not understood], he's the sixth poet laureate for the city and county of san francisco. and can alejandro come forward? there he is. (applause) >> i wanted to first say he's a unique artist and community person. he follows in the footsteps of our first poet laureate, learn serangeti in '98, [speaker not understood] in 2000, deborah major in 2002, jack cushman in 2006, and dianne de prima in 2009. and he moved to san francisco in the early '70s from los angeles, but really has become embedded in the mission district. and i know that supervisor campos is going to make a couple of remarks in a moment. alejandro, i know, is a great teacher at san francisco state where i taught many years. his students see him as a mission visionary. he's also someone that works collectively with other poets. i pulled this off my shelf, alejandro from 1975 from third world communications with the intro by maya angelou. [speaker not understood]. you were an early leader in bringing together communities. i also wanted to say that as you were honored at [speaker not understoo
SFGTV2
Oct 30, 2012 3:30pm PDT
. >> aye. >> all right. >> closed session items, item 17, existing litigation lennon versus city and county of san francisco. item 18, existing litigation cadmin versus city and county of san francisco. item 19, existing claim, chung versus city and county of san francisco. and item 20, existing litigation city and county of san francisco versus pacific run and gun club. >> let the record show that the private session [inaudible]. >> i would like to make a motion not to disclose -- [inaudible]. >> [inaudible]. >> aye. >> [inaudible]. [adjourned] [train whistle blowing] global warming. [whistle blows] some say irreversible consequences are 30 years away. 30 years? that won't affect me. [brakes screech] man: 60-inch screen, high-definition. football season is coming up. you can watch it right here. what do you think? i'll take it. huh! huh! now, that's what i'm talking about. you're right. i don't need it. educator. for 20 years i was executive directoroq for the chiensbo1x"÷ education committee where i helped renelster 100,000 immigrants to vote in san francisco. participate in our democrac
SFGTV2
Oct 15, 2012 9:30pm PDT
is a 16.7 billion dollar industry for the city and county of san francisco. 16.7 billion dollars. it employs 100,000 people in our city, and because of that sleeping giant, i am going to be creating quarterly meetings with the medical council to make sure that i support their research, their scientific discoveries and help grow this industry. because, by god, in our lifetime, this medical industry, this research, their association with ucsf, are going to create the solutions for the world in cancer, in arthritis, in autism, in all the diseases that have plagued us for many, many years. we continue it look forward to ways to showcase all of the amazing and creative and innovative things going on because we are in san francisco the innovation capital of the world. we have even declared the month of october not just orange playoff month, larry, also innovation month in our city. and so october we've opened up many, some 75 technology companies from central market to soma, are opening up their offices and many people walk in, letting people exchange ideas and see how these companie
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
fire. it broke out at this home on linda florez street in the city's bariesta neighborhood. the fire did some heavy damage. family members said they heard an explosion and felt the house shake before they saw the fire. >> there was an explosion and the kids came running and said there was an explosion in my room. we opened the door and there was smoke everywhere. >> reporter: the cause of the fire is under investigation. a hazmat team has been called in to investigate. pg & e did an investigation. >>> that super storm continues to cause massive problems over mid-atlantic states. so far 7 million are without power. our health and science editor john fowler has been monitoring the storm and is here now with some remarkable pictures to show just how bad this storm is. >> look at this a levee breech in new jersey crews still looking for survivors. early this morning, three towns submerged. as many as 100 homes destroyed. winds topped 90-miles-an-hour in new york city a historic 13- foot storm surge flooded the city's subway system it could be four days before trains run again. 260 patie
FOX
Oct 18, 2012 10:00pm PDT
:30, san francisco's civic center transformed. the sport event generating a lot of money for the city and also a little controversy. >>> happening now, firefighters are reporting progress on their efforts to contain a wildfire near clear lake. the so called 29 fire started just before 3:00 this afternoon along highway 29 above a street in the community of lower lake. calfire say it is fire has burned 300 acres and there are mandatory evacuations tonight for the mercy spring subdivision. the fire has also downed some power lines. calfire says right now the fire is only 20% contained. but if there is some good news is that crews say they have managed to halt the forward spread of the fire. at this point there are no reports of any injuries. >>> firefighters near santa barbara say a fire burning near the hills there is fully contained. the fire burned near some homes yesterday but that is no longer the case. firefighters said they are confidence the flames will not spread any further in fact, they say they have no crews on those fire lines tonight. >>> we uncover a lighting problem on ba
KICU
Oct 18, 2012 11:30pm PDT
of money for the city and also a little controversy. >>> happening now, firefighters are reporting progress on their efforts to contain a wildfire near clear lake. the so called 29 fire started just before 3:00 this afternoon along highway 29 above a street in the community of lower lake. calfire say it is fire has burned 300 acres and there are mandatory evacuations tonight for the mercy spring subdivision. the fire has also downed some power lines. calfire says right now the fire is only 20% contained. but if there is some good news is that crews say they have managed to halt the forward spread of the fire. at this point there are no reports of any injuries. >>> firefighters near santa barbara say a fire burning near the hills there is fully contained. the fire burned near some homes yesterday but that is no longer the case. firefighters said they are confidence the flames will not spread any further in fact, they say they have no crews on those fire lines tonight. >>> we uncover a lighting problem on bay area freeways. if you drive after dark you will notice dozens of signs that are supp
FOX
Oct 29, 2012 6:00am PDT
closer to the biggest cities on the east coast. ktvu 2 morning news continues. >> announcer: complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu 2 morning news. >> good morning. it's monday, october 29. i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us this morning. we're watching the weather here and out east because it's a monster -- >> it's unprecedented, historical. >>> for us, though, we have a little change in our weather pattern. now, because of the magnitude of sandy, everything is kind of slowing down so we're holding off until thursday morning but we have dense fog. that is until 8:00 but some of the fog until 9:00. here's sal. >>> stever, traffic on interstate 880 oakland good in both directions and more crowded, though, as you head to the bay bridge toll plaza. also we're looking at the toll plaza and more crowded with still room for fast track and carpoolers. let's go back to the deverick. >>> topping our news for the second time in three years, the san francisco giants are world champions. they swept the detroit tigers with a 4-3 victo
NBC
Oct 19, 2012 6:00am EDT
in ellicott city. lane closures remain in effect. up to speed on the west side down towards baltimore national pike. no problems on 795. a smooth ride coming down towards mount carmel on the harrisburg expressway. 61 and the southbound b-w parkway appeared still moving well despite the rain on the west side. 10 minutes to go south on 95 towards 32. here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is the key bridge. rather like to and from the key bridge. 50 at sandy point in great shape. -- rather light to and from the key bridge. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> howard county police are looking for a man that has been spying on some women from inside their home. >> jennifer franciotti is live with more. >> they have him on camera. the roommates discovered the camera hidden inside a bedroom closet last month. police believe the camera had been there for months. you can see the suspect's face as he sets up the camera. the roommates are in their 20's. they live in ellicott city. police say the man came in and installed a hidden camera in both of their bedrooms and came back multiple times to
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 4:30am PDT
're following breaking news. a four alarm fire in union city that is forcing evacuations of a nearby apartment complex. at least one firefighter has been injured and it is still a very active scene. >>> good morning, thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> i'm jon kelley. a lot to get to. first, it was a rainy night here. more could be on the way. >> look at our radar. now, most of the activity has moved to the south but we're still fair game for showers and thunderstorms as we head through this afternoon. we have spotty activity through the south bay. we will be dealing with it for 24 to 48 hours. the weather keeps on changing, as you can imagine. the first significant rainfall of the season. slick conditions. >> san jose, 101, traffic smooth on the freeways. the surface streets have signs of the night rain. brokaw is closed. i know that, because it's my off ramp. it took about five minutes extra. some slowing through that construction zone. northbound 101, signs of overnight construction crews. so watch for those light but no major slowing, guys. we'll send it back to you for that
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm PDT
, redwood city. new report set in concord. we're looking at temperatures topping in the 90s. in downtown san francisco for the second straight day care same story for oakland. hottest two day stretch of weather in downtown. it's all changing. coming up, find out who will be 30 degrees cooler this time tomorrow. that's coming up in the forecast in a few minutes. >> you can blame it on the heat. s that their excuse this time. gasoline prices are soaring again. you might want to fill up in the next day or two. cbs 5 reporter on how much prices could spike by friday. it's too hot, that's the excuse? >> reporter: exactly. the experts are predicting that gas could be somewhere in the neighborhood of $4.50 by the end of the week. they're blaming a host of maintenance problems at refineries. one in particular in southern california couldn't take the heat. the record heat that's been sweeping across the state was apparently too much for the power grid in southern california. the exxon mobile shut down yesterday. a transformer mal functioned. compare that with the chevron refinery in richmond and you
SFGTV
Oct 25, 2012 11:00pm PDT
and local law prohibits discrimination against or harassment of city employees based on sex, race, and other categories listed below, so if you can be constructive in your community comments about the concerns that is helpful. >> >> but bringing race into it is not healthy for this dialogue. thank you. >>i am concerned for the past 11 years members in this city and county have voted and they have had a resolution that says that their parks system would be modernize in the quickest efficient manner possible. now, you have taken it upon yourself to ignore that resolution, and hey it's somewhere between a loss between the city and here. we don't understand that. that is discrimination at a federal level. that is discrimination way beyond anything anybody could ever say at this podium, so it's kind of ironic that you're sitting there discriminating against the very san franciscans that gave you this commission. every breath you take while you're on this board is a discriminatory one because the people that built this city built this park system never envisioned that people with your caliber o
SFGTV2
Oct 9, 2012 7:30pm PDT
of the western side of the city through -- glimpes of the western side of city through a thick trees. the lake is ada accessible. it has a peaceful atmosphere where you can enjoy a warm day. walk along the lake and watched many ducks, and swans, and seagulls. it is a tranquil spot to stroll, enjoy each other's company, and sail away. many couples come here to take a ride around the lake, floating under the bridges, past the pavilion and waterfall. for a quiet getaway, it makes for a memorable and magical experience. located on 19th avenue, this grove is the place to wear your hiking boots, bring your family, and bring the dog because it has so much to offer you and your loved ones. it is a truly hidden gem in the city. the part is rich with eucalyptus trees. long paths allow you to meander, perfect for dog walking in a wooded environment. >> i enjoy this base and the history behind it. the diversity that exists in such an urban city, the concrete, the streets, cars, we have this oasis of a natural environment. it reminds us of what san francisco initially was. >> this is a section for dogs and
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 5:00am PDT
, giants will be honored for their world series win with a big parade lieu the city and ceremonies at civic center plaza. >> a live look now at civic center plaza, preparations still underway >>> right now drizzle, moist, humid, if you will no organized areas of rain just drizzle not even enough to be measurable enough to coat the ground. fog not a problem this morning except for the coast 1 1/2 mile visibility at half moon bay the rest of us cloudy. at 10:00 the drizzle is over, mostly cloudy downtown san francisco 59°, a little sun breaks through at 11:00, mostly cloudy and breezy around 10 -- around 1:00, 63, breezy, mostly cloudy, dry at 2:00, 66. >>> last minute preparations for today's parade are underway now. the city ready to give the world series champion giants a giant thank you who can forget this scene giants coming home monday the crowds of fans at at&t park with that world series trophy in hand, sandoval will be one of the speakers today. amy hollyfield is live at the plaza it looks busy even at 5 o'clock in the morning. >> reporter: you would think it was noon. there are peo
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
are going to visit the city. ktvu channel 2 reporter alex savidge has more on the big changes transit agencies are making to accommodate the crowds. first let's check in with tara moriarty who is is in the city with a look at what the city is doing to prepare for the streets that will be jammed. >> reporter: we are here along the embarcadero. this is where the official store for the america's cup is. there are going to be quarter finals today and then more racing this weekend. expected to draw 40,000 people to the bay. it's one of many events happening this weekend. every member of the police force will be out. this will be closing -- they will be closing one northbound lane along the embarcadero between the ferry building and bay street to allow emergency vehicles access. city leaders say it's a practice run for the big america's cup event next year where more than three million people are expected to attend. also on tap the u.s. navy blue angels will be flying overhead. they will be practicing today. you might catch a glimpse. their shows will be on saturday and sunday of course. no
SFGTV
Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
have to do tonight, but wú]/dit means to the people of the city and county of san fraqtf=9ñ because after you vote, the vote you[ék< ramifications. and the person that's=?g;d been appointed to replace our suspended sheriff, who we votedç+:j÷ for is not adequate to carry the heavy 444úon of caring about immigrants as ross was elected to do. so please do us allh0c+ a service, and care about the voters&abpo here, because your vote matters just like theirs did. thank you. j %9q thank you. >>kpg>z good evening, honorable members of the board. thank you for youré4%'j indulgence. and i'm not going to preach to you but i am assuming you're all saints and you've never been guilty of any minor infraction. so i appeal to your conscience. i'm not going to talk about mr. mirkarimi because you already know him, and you know what he's all about. this is not about domestic violence. it's about political moves on your part. you're ganging up against him because you want to show the mayor you are on his¢)yx side. please, i a
SFGTV
Oct 30, 2012 6:30pm PDT
the situation. the city will continue to invest whatever resources are needed to protect our citizens. and we as a community and the mission need to come together to ensure the safety of our residents. the last point i'd like to address is something that happened not only in the mission but in other parts of the city following the victory by the san francisco giants. it goes without saying that all of us in this city and certainly all of us in this room have been thrilled to see the giants win a second championship in the course of 24 months. there is much to celebrate. unfortunately, a number of individuals used that celebration as an excuse to engage in activity that ultimately is simply reprehensible and unacceptable. we had a number of events that happened in the mission and specifically on mission street. we had a number of trash bins that were set on fire, and we had following the victory many businesses that were covered with graffiti along the mission street corridor between 16th and 24th streets. i had the displeasure of having to survey the damage that was left that next morning, an
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
francisco. a city supervisor representing the castro district proposing the measure yesterday. this would ban nudity in plazas, urban parks, sidewalks, streets and on public transportation. street fairs, festivals and parades would be exempt. if they are approved, nudists would be slapped with a $100 fine for their first offense and $500 for a third strike. right now state law does not ban public nudity. it does prohibit lewd public behavior. >>> the gates will be locked at san jose's allen rock park. san jose fire officials say there are still extreme fire conditions because of the hot weather. if -- well, when the weather cools off, the city says it will re open that park. >>> it will be cooling off very soon and maybe a week away, maybe some rain too. >> oh, yeah, we've got some major changes ahead. we're going to get much cooler. we're going to hold on to that pattern basically through next week. temperatures already dropping off today. we want to start with this crystal clear look over the port of oakland. you'll notice we are getting a little bit choppier on the bay at this point. t
ABC
Oct 15, 2012 5:00am PDT
towards the highrise towards foster city, no fog on the span. fog bay bridge in sections, patchy, thick, carquinez bridge with a fog advisory, richmond san rafael bridge thick fog. >>> san francisco's city leaders could find out today if the 49ers new stadium is super enough to compete to host football's biggest game. cornell bernard at the new site. >> reporter: good morning. the new 49ers' stadium is taking shape behind me. just imagine the super bowl being played here in the next five years. that's what the city of san francisco is hoping for as it finds out later this morning if it is indeed this running to host the super bowl in 2016 or 2017. the nfl requires the host team play at least two full season to qualify. super bowl would bring millions to the bay area and san francisco. a city which has proven it can host world class events. business owners say the pros of hosting a super bowl is amazing it >> i think it is aidan -- fantastic plus you have all the transportation issues to get to santa clara, very easy. phenomenal hotels, restaurants, hospitality >> it a wonderful idea. i'
KRON
Oct 25, 2012 4:00am PDT
conditions. check out antioch. 69 degrees and union city. towards the north bay a nice comfortable day. petaluma. novado. downtown san francisco mid '60s and it looks like oakland will see 66. as we take a look at your weather headlines. sunny, mild. it looks like we will be slightly warmer towards tomorrow. with the decent conditions for the weekend and we have changes for the next workweek. temperatures will be cooling but the potential for wet weather continues. more on that coming out. in the meantime, your kron 4 7 day around the bay we will see warm conditions just in time for the weekend. in the traffic center, yes there is overnight construction but not monitoring in the hot spots. this is the approach to the bay bridge looking decent at all of the approaches. the san mateo bridge is only 13 minutes no problems of the 101/92 interchange. and also looking good coming from marin county. the green on the sensors for the east shore freeway on west 24 it is currently training.-raining-h west-24. towards the south bay near 87 also a little bit of a precipitation but towards the north
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
shot. both are expected to survive. no suspects. >>> another protest at the oakland city council the secretary in two weeks. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in oakland where the issue is a deadly police shooting. >> reporter: last night's meeting was heated and got emotional. as you mentioned this group of protestors is the same one that shut down the city council meeting two weeks ago and last night they came back but with a vengeance. >>> reporter: 50 protestors were locked outside as police guarded the doors. this group came to last night's meeting to speak out against the shooting of alan bluford the oakland teen who police say was armed with a gun when officer miguel mass so shot him dead. last night the council banned protestors from sitting in the rafters and set up overflow rooms. protestors say the city crusheddish that first amendment rights but city leaders say they put this plan in place for security reasons. >> i think it's a rule that's always been clear that if the crowd is too large for the room, then you establish a secondary place where people can watch. >> ther
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >>> we're live in union city where firefighters are still on the scene after a four-alarm fire ripped through an apartment complex. we'll hear from one of those business owners coming up. >> plus, sheriff mirkarimi getting his job back. how he hopes to mend the big divide now at city hall. >> rain and thunderstorms in the bay area. we'll have details coming up. >> a commute takes you towards san francisco. we get a new accident reported on the upper deck of the bay bridge. details on that coming up. >> good morning, it is wednesday, october 10. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. we begin with some breaking news out of union city. >> firefighter injured, several businesses damage at a strip mall there. and cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran joins us. cate, i hear those business owners have got some tough news this morning, right? >> reporter: yes, that's right. i actually spoke to a couple of them still here sort of watching firefighters. as you can see, they are on scene hosing down making sure th
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
to clean up this morning. tara moriarty is live at city hall in oakland. one of the many buildings protestors vandalized last night. >> reporter: yes some of the windows that protestors smashed have been bordered up at this time. but there is still a hole here in the front door of city hall that remains exactly as it was last night. demonstrators threw paint balls and smashed windows at city hall. the national berkeley lab office and three banks. the group of about 200 people gathered at frank ogawa plaza last night. they timed the rally to coincide with the 11th anniversary of the start of the war in afghanistan. around 7:15 the group headed north on west grand avenue. circled back to city hall and that is when the violence broke out. some luxury cars were also vandalized. >> just because we have a nice car, i don't know. we worked hard for our money. >> we live in oakland and to see our hometown come to shambles like this. >> reporter: the march only lasted 40 minutes and that did not give police enough time to call in mutual aid or make enough arrests. there is a security presen
SFGTV
Oct 11, 2012 3:00am PDT
? >> behind the city, behind the houses, behind those hills. the see any more hills? >> these kids are wonderful. they get to explore, they get to see different things. >> we let them explore a little bit. they get their best. if their parents ever ask, we can learn -- they can say that they learned about the depth of field or the rule of thirds or that the shadows can give a good contrast. some of the things they come up with are fantastic. that is what we're trying to encourage. these kids can bring up the creativity and also the love for photography. >> a lot of people come into my classes and they don't feel like they really are creative and through the process of working and showing them and giving them some tips and ideas. >> this is kind of the best kept secret. you should come on and take a class. we have orientations on most saturdays. this is a really wonderful location and is the real jewel to the community. >> ready to develop your photography skills? the harvey milk photo center focuses on adult classes. and saturday workshops expose youth and adults to photography cla
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